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Arakhamia named the projected number of prisoners who will want to join the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

ByJohn Newman

May 9, 2024

On Wednesday, May 8, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a draft law allowing the mobilization of those convicted of not particularly serious crimes, subject to the martial law regime in the country, and it will be possible to draft such citizens into the Armed Forces of Ukraine only within the framework of contract service.

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Arakhamiya named the projected number of prisoners who will want to join the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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O&nbsp about how many prisoners will be able to be released from serving their sentences in order to go to serve in the Defense Forces, writes NBN, citing information from the chairman of the Servant of the People faction, David Arakhamia, and published by Interfax. Ukraine.”

According to Arakhamia, Ukraine has a total “mobilization” resource of prisoners ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 people. However, how many of these convicted citizens will voluntarily decide to sign a contract, with the consent of all interested parties, “we don’t know.”

The head of Servant of the People pointed to the projected number of potential defenders :

We estimate that this will be no less than several thousand people.

We previously wrote about the fact that today, May 9, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a bill that enormously increases the amount of fines for those evading mobilization.

nbnews.com.ua

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